The secret interrogation techniques used in the name of national security are truly horrific.
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When Theresia Degener began working in the disability rights movement, she believed that human rights consisted of weak and unenforceable laws.
Today’s expert-led, academic discourse on Roma identity presents a curious consensus on who the Roma are and typically reinforces stereotypes.
There is some irony in the notion of a young people’s organization reminding the Greek government of the responsibility it has to citizens of Athens, the classical birthplace of democracy.
In the small town of Mizil, one organization is trying to awaken a constituency that has never truly been able to express their political voice.
A wealth of evidence demonstrates that the Danish intelligence services played a key role in the killing of U.S. citizen Anwar al-Awlaki by a drone strike in September 2011.
Government funding for Dalit students in the Far-Western Region of Nepal wasn’t getting through. Then a community member with basic legal training started asking questions.
An EU policy tool for dealing with “irregular” migrants—people who arrive in Europe to escape poverty and political instability, but who do not qualify for international protection—is ineffective and breaches human rights.
Photographer Shannon Jensen shines a light on the crisis in South Sudan through images of the tattered shoes worn by civilians fleeing conflict.
The Leahy Law prevents U.S. assistance from going to foreign military units suspected of committing human rights violations.